Author(s): The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and Refugee Health Network;
Recommends all people from refugee-like backgrounds, including children, should be offered a tailored comprehensive health assessment and management plan, ideally within one month of arrival in Australia.
Chaves, N.J., Paxton, G.A., Biggs, B.A., Thambiran, A., Gardiner, J., Williams, J., Smith, M.M. and Davis, J.S., 2017. The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and Refugee Health Network of Australia recommendations for health assessment for people from refugee-like backgrounds: an abridged outline. The Medical Journal of Australia, 206(7), pp.310-315.